muiñeira

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Muíño (mill) +‎ -eira.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

muiñeira f (plural muiñeiras)

  1. a traditional dance and musical genre of Galicia, characterised by a 6/8 tempo, lively, choreographic dancing and the use of bagpipes[1]
    • 1963, Actas do 1º congresso de etnografia e folclore, Volume 2, Junta da Acção Social, page 135:
      Vexamos outra especie de muiñeira, o «Golpe».
      Let’s see another type of muiñeira, the “Golpe.”

References[edit]

  1. ^ muiñeiro”, Dicionario da Real Academia Galega.